The United States Food and Safety Inspection Service issued a news release on Saturday, requesting the recall of 26,136 pounds of Artisan Fresh brand chicken apple sausage. The recall followed an investigation triggered by a series of complaints from customers, who found debris that appeared to be plastic in their sausages.
The contaminated sausages, produced on February 9th by the Yoakum, Texas-based Eddy Packing, Co, and distributed nationwide on February 14th include:
As of Saturday, March 31, Eddy Packing Co. and the US Food and Safety Inspection Service had not received any reports of illnesses or injuries caused by the contaminated sausage.
The government agency urges anyone who is concerned about an illness or injury related to consumption of these foods to contact a health care professional for appropriate medical guidance. Consumers with questions about the contaminated products can call Lindsey Morkovsky, Vice President of Operations at Eddy Packing Co. at (361) 293-2361.
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